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Stop! Look! Listen! Live!

    The last week on social media within the knitting/crafting community has left me with a blank page in my head ready to be filled. At first I was leaving it blank as I felt it was my place as a white person to just listen to what was being said and to...

Reduce, reuse, recycle with PrettyFunkyFibre

When I set up Pretty Funky Fibre I knew I wanted it to have as little impact of the earth as possible. I have taken a few steps to make this happen. It’s all about the three Rs; Reducing reusing and recycling. My biggest step was with my labels and tags. I knew...

My new venture out and about at Yarnfolk!

This August I got to take part in Yarn Folk Festival of Wool in Northern Ireland for the first (but definitely not the last) time. It was Awesome! I had been contemplating starting a fibre business and was looking for the perfect opportunity to launch it. After many...

Tubbercurry Old Fair Day with Sandra of Meet the Wool

When the call came out that Tubbercurry Old Fair Day were looking for spinners I had heard of the fair but to honest I knew very little about it. I contacted the organiser and he said he’d love to have two people display traditional fibre skills at the Fair’s Craft...